Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Michigan

Sighting Record 1253402

Observation Notes: 
Numerous individuals in this area. Three are shown.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.40061308957095, -84.05437924047546

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 14:35
Suggested Identification: 
Least skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1253238

Observation Notes: 
Three individuals seen in a wetland and on the road adjacent. Two are shown.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.38895438891978, -84.05447579999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 16:20
Suggested Identification: 
Eyed Brown
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1253207

Observation Notes: 
Two individuals seen at this spot. Both are shown.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.38872229724919, -84.05449725767211

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 16:38
Suggested Identification: 
Hackberry Emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1253093

Observation Notes: 
Eating on the petunias for a 15 minutes on and off
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Kalamazoo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.1856614, -85.7133107

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 13:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1253065

Observation Notes: 
In the Newaygo Prairie Nature Sanctuary just north of E 56th Street. Nectaring on hoary puccoon.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.45389446975818, -85.72101126474914

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 17:49
Suggested Identification: 
I think this is likely A. hianna. Markings seem right and it was flying in the same area as the cobweb skippers I saw 9 days earlier. Could it be something else?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1252877

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on lilac warm sunny afternoon (low 80's)
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Mackinac County
Location Notes: 
Private, 3 miles west of Curtis. T44N R12W Sec 15 SWSW
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.20239542820694, -85.80196021437406

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 14:10
Suggested Identification: 
Poanes hobomok (Hobomock skipper)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1252872

Observation Notes: 
Flitting around Vaccinium clones, no nectaring observed. Upper 70's mostly sunny. Jack pine -tamarack woodland.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Alger County
Location Notes: 
2 miles east of Shingleton, Michigan. West of Prairie Creek.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.35630270689186, -86.44786203100752

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Incisalia niphon clarki (Eastern pine elfin)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1252825

Observation Notes: 
Not completely sure if this is a butterfly, but the antennae appear to end in clubs. Found in mature forest with some wetland areas. I had a hard time finding anything in my field guide.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.8078983, -84.3594626

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 11:27
Suggested Identification: 
butterfly species
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1252770

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.15508502554505, -84.05202048308105

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 14:22
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1252768

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.15613489442877, -84.05862944609375

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 15:15
Suggested Identification: 
Tiger swallowtail -- Canadian at the southern edge of its range?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly